In a recent interview, Las Vegas, Nevada, businessman Charles C. Brennan answered questions about the 2013 Utah Annual Country Fest in South Jordan.
Q: What days was the festival held on?
Charles C. Brennan: The Country Fest lasted three days and began on Thursday, June 13.
Q: Why did Dollar Loan Center participate in the event?
Charles C. Brennan: We are a community-oriented company and, even though we are headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, we have an office in South Jordan, Utah.
Q: What activities were available via Dollar Loan Center?
Charles C. Brennan: Our booth had giveaways throughout the day and also our signature “Tornadoes of Cash” machine.
Q: How popular was the festival?
Charles C. Brennan: Thousands people arrived, some from as far away as Las Vegas.
Q: What musician headlines the fair?
Charles C. Brennan: Global country sensation Neal McCoy offered music on the main stage on Saturday evening.
Q: What was the Firefighter Challenge?
Charles C. Brennan: A contest for kids and adults alike to see if they have what it takes to be a firefighter.
Q: Was there other entertainment for children?
Charles C. Brennan: On opening night kids were invited to a free screening of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax along with gold prospecting and equestrian games.
Q: How much were tickets to the carnival?
Charles C. Brennan: Single tickets were a $1.50 with wristbands ranging anywhere from $22-$25 depending on time of purchase.
Q: How did the event shed light on child safety issues?
Charles C. Brennan: The South Jordan Fire Department Station Number 61 offered free car-seat checks on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. They checked for proper installation, recalls, and even child-restraint expiration dates.
Q: How did food play a role throughout the Country Fest?
Charles C. Brennan: At an event like this, food is definitely one of the main attractions. On Saturday night the Village Inn presented the Chuckwagon Breakfast, which, for just $6, included eggs, pancakes, sausage links, hash browns, and a drink.
Q: Did Dollar Loan Center participate in the parade?
Charles C. Brennan: This was one of my favorite parts. We used all of our Las Vegas flair in designing our parade float. We did, however, stay with tradition and threw plenty of goodies out to parade watchers.
Q: What was the Dutch oven cook-off?
Charles C. Brennan: This is a friendly competition that allowed our local food artisans to show off their best one-pot, good old-fashioned home cooking. It was hosted by a local celebrity, Bakin Bill.
Q: How did the festival conclude?
Charles C. Brennan: The event ended with a great fireworks display at 10 p.m. on Saturday night.
Charles C. Brennan is a long-time Las Vegas, Nevada, resident with strong ties to Utah. He founded Dollar Loan Center with a dream of becoming America’s most trusted loan provider. He has achieved that and so much more. Dollar Loan Center is consistently named one of the best companies in Las Vegas to work for.